Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 18th Jun 2012 05:29 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Over at the Goodbye, Microsoft web site, Brad R. takes Ubuntu to task for abandoning dial-up modem users. Apparently Ubuntu no longer includes the GnomePPP dial-up package in the distribution, without which you can't get online via dial-up. It gets better: if you do have some way to connect, when you download something from the Ubuntu repository, the first thing Ubuntu does is update its 16+ megabyte repository index. Happy waiting! Brad concludes that "Ubuntu is for broadband users only."
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Dark ages ,LOL
by Lorin on Mon 18th Jun 2012 08:25 UTC
Lorin
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2010-04-06

You script kiddies are funny, just a year ago Ubuntu and the variants had a problem with WiFi working after the installation (dead), the fix was to download a driver package to fix that. Now seeing that a wired connection is "so dark ages" it would be impossible to fix.

Just because you are a few of the privileged minority does not mean everyone else should be forgotten, most of the world does not have broadband and those areas that do, have many who do not use it or can't.

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